Danish Numbers

This page is about numbers in Danish. Including the cardinal (counting) and ordinal (order) numbers. Each of which is used in a different situation.

One: en
Two: to
Three: tre
Four: fire
Five: fem
Six: seks
Seven: syv
Eight: otte
Nine: ni
Ten: ti
Eleven: elleve
Twelve: tolv
Thirteen: tretten
Fourteen: fjorten
Fifteen: femten
Sixteen: seksten
Seventeen: sytten
Eighteen: atten
Nineteen: nitten
Twenty: tyve
Thirty three: tre og tredive
One hundred: et hundrede
Three hundred and sixty: tre hundrede og tres
One thousand: et tusind

Here are some examples in Danish for the cardinal numbers above.

Two thousand and fourteen: to tusind og fjorten
One million: en million
I'm thirty years old: Jeg er tredive år gammel
I have 2 sisters and one brother: Jeg har to søstre og en bror

Now we move on to the ordinal numbers, which helps us organize things by order or rank.

First: første
Second: anden
Third: tredie
Fourth: fjerde
Fifth: femte
Sixth: sjette
Seventh: syvende
Eighth: ottende
Ninth: niende
Tenth: tiende
Eleventh: ellevte
Twelfth: tolvte
Thirteenth: trettende
Fourteenth: fjortende
Fifteenth: femtende
Sixteenth: sekstende
Seventeenth: syttende
Eighteenth: attende
Nineteenth: nittende
Twentieth: tyvende

And here are a couple sentences related to the ordinal numbers above.

English is my first language: Engelsk er mit hovedsprog
Her second language is Spanish: Hendes andet sprog er spansk
Once: én gang
Twice: to gange

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